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Sony Music Sues Triller For Copyright Infringement—Licensing Payments Allegedly Missed

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According to a report from TechCrunch, Sony Music has filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against Triller. Triller is a video sharing and social networking service with its main headquarters in Los Angeles, California. Sony Music claims that Triller stopped making its licensing payments. As a result of the default, Triller is allegedly in breach… Read More »

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Louis Vuitton Pays Nearly $1 Million In Copyright Infringement Case

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According to reporting from HypeBeast, Louis Vuitton—the famed fashion design company with headquarters in Paris, France—will pay nearly $1 million as part of a copyright infringement case. The copyright claim was filed by fashion designer Jocelyn Imbert, who worked with Louis Vuitton decades ago but recently noticed that the company was still using some… Read More »

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Penn State Reaches Trademark Infringement Settlement With Florida Entrepreneur

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According to a report from Penn Live, Penn State University has reached a confidential trademark infringement settlement with a Florida entrepreneur. The defendant—a Naples, FL man named Paul L. Parshall—was prohibited from using certain Penn State-related trademarks by a federal judge earlier this year. In this article, our Florida trademark infringement lawyer provides an… Read More »

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Jury Awards Brewery $56 Million In Damages In Federal Trademark Case

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According to a report from the Times of San Diego, a jury awarded Stone Brewing $56 million in damages in a federal trademark infringement lawsuit. The jury determined that Molson Coors—the American-Canadian brewing giant with headquarters in Chicago, IL—violated Stone Brewing’s trademark rights. The specific issue in this case was the re-branding of the… Read More »

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North Face Settles Trademark Infringement Dispute With Famed Graffiti Artist

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According to a report from Reuters, North Face—the American apparel company with a main headquarters in Denver, Colorado—settled a trademark infringement dispute with Leonard McGurr. Mr. McGurr, who is better known as ‘Futura’, is a famed graffiti artist who helped popularize street art in New York City. North Face was accused of using a… Read More »

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South Florida Restaurant Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Against Competitor

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A South Florida company is suing a competitor for trademark infringement under federal law and state law. In the case of Caribe Trademarks LLC vs. Stevina Food Company, LLC., Sun State Food King, Inc., and John Jackson, the owner of Caribe Cafe Restaurant—a Caribbean food restaurant with six locations in South Florida—contends that a… Read More »

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When Can You Hold A Contributory Infringer Liable In A Trademark Dispute In Florida?

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In business, brand matters. Trademark infringement can cause material damage to your company’s brand value. The party at-fault for trademark infringement may be legally liable for the resulting damages. Beyond that, in some limited cases, other parties may also be liable for trademark infringement on the grounds of contributory infringement (secondary liability). In this… Read More »

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Rapper Files Trademark Infringement Lawsuit Over Alleged Misuse Of Wu-Tang Clan Logo

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According to a report from Complex, rapper RZA—the de facto leader of the famous Wu-Tang Clan hip hop group—has filed a multi-million dollar trademark infringement lawsuit against several e-commerce stores. RZA alleges that “bootleggers” are selling merchandise with the official, trademark-protected Wu-Tang Clan logo without the proper legal authorization. In this article, our Florida… Read More »

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Can You Sell A Copyright?

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A copyright is a form of intellectual property that allows an individual or entity to protect an original form of authorship. It grants the exclusive legal right to produce, publish, assign, or distribute a legally protected work. This raises an important question: Is it possible to sell a copyright? The short answer is ‘yes’,… Read More »

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Luxury Footwear Designer Counter Sues Nike Over Trademark Dispute

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According to a report from Hypebeast, luxury sneaker designer John Geiger has filed a countersuit against Nike in a complex trademark infringement case. The dispute centers around the shoe company’s well-known Air Force 1 (AF1) and Mr. Geiger’s allegedly similar design. Nike is relying on its trade dress protection. However, the fashion designer is… Read More »

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